A team of U13 boys from one of Melbourne’s top clubs ventured to Japan on a 10 day tour. The touring party spent 6 nights in Tokinosumika which is located 2 hours south of Tokyo and is considered the football hub in Japan. They also spend 2 nights in Tokyo.
The boys played a total of 7 games during their stay against different levels of opposition ranging from local clubs, academies, representative school teams to the pinnacle of Japanese football by taking on the U14 JFA academy select.
There was also time for the boys to enrich themselves with the local culture by mingling with Japanese players in organised and interactive communication activities and visiting iconic locations in Japan.
- Playing against Japan’s elite JFA academy select
- Training with well respected coach Naoki Imaya
- Securing 2nd place in the Tokinosumika International Friendship Cup
- Visiting Tokyo City
- Playing in great facilities at one of Tokyo’s premier schools
- Interactive cultural exchange with Japanese players
- 34 people travelled
- U14 boys team
- 10 day tour
- 6 days in Tokinosumika
- 2 days in Tokyo City
Travel4Football did a great job of exposing the HUFC U13 kids to Japanese soccer culture. The scope and breadth of the interaction our kids had at various levels was superb. They got to experience different levels of soccer disciplines at various levels of the competition, whilst also having some fun. You managed to keep the kids soccer schedule busy despite some last minutes changes and adjustments. Congratulations on doing a great job in that regards. – Travelling parent